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The State Opening of Parliament 

The UK general election took place on Thursday 4 July 2024. The new Parliament met on Tuesday 9 July 2024 for the election of the Speaker and swearing-in of MPs and Lords. The State Opening of Parliament and The King’s Speech will take place on Wednesday 17 July 2024.

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To the Right Hon William Dartmouth, by Phillis Wheatley

Use the audio player above to listen to the poem 'To the Right Hon William Dartmouth', by Phillis Wheatley.


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